Fee for filing tax appeals increased substantially

ISLAMABAD: A substantial increase has been made to fee amount for filing appeal against an assessment order. The increase has been made part of statute through Finance Act, 2020. Officials at Federal... Read more »

Assessment oversight committees formed to settle taxpayers’ cases

ISLAMABAD: Assessment oversight committees have been formed at all tax offices of Inland Revenue in order to settle the cases of taxpayers in expeditious manner, officials at Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)... Read more »

FTO committee expresses distress over tax recovery from bank accounts

ISLAMABAD: The advisory committee of the Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has expressed distress over attachment of bank accounts and coercive recovery by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from bank accounts of taxpayers. Read more »

Income Tax Ordinance 2001: Commissioner IR empowered to make assessment for non-compliant taxpayers

KARACHI: Commissioners of Inland Revenue have been empowered to make ‘best judgement assessment’ for taxpayers, who fail to file annual returns, for making payment of due taxes. Read more »

Income Tax Ordinance 2001: Notice can not be issued after 180 days for incomplete return

KARACHI: A commissioner of Inland Revenue is required to send notice to taxpayers for incomplete annual income returns within 180 days from end of financial year in which return was filed. Read more »

Income Tax Ordinance, 2001: Commissioner IR can issue assessment order on day return filed

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has empowered Commissioner Inland Revenue (IR) to issue assessment order against a return even on the date the return is filed. Read more »